Faulty DNA Repair Could Be A Risk Factor For Lung Cancer In Nonsmokers

Cancer Research — By on June 26, 2008 at 9:13 pm

People who have never smoked but whose cells cannot efficiently repair environmental insults to DNA are at higher risk of developing lung cancer than those with effective genomic repair capability, according to researchers from the Department of Epidemiology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.

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